telephone number notation [was: Cellphone]

Dan Connolly (
Fri, 20 Feb 1998 14:44:04 -0600

Rohit Khare wrote:
> And second, I think it's the
> windows dialer at fault, not the notation according to the late, great
> NeXTWORLD Magazine Style Guide :-)

I don't claim the windows dialer is right; I just request that,
for my personal convenience, you change the way you write
phone numbers. I suggest the international convention[1,2]


[1] [E.123] ITU-T Recommendation E.123: Telephone Network and ISDN
Operation, Numbering, Routing and Mobile Service: Notation for
National and International Telephone Numbers. 1993.


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Hmmm... contrast with

Dan Connolly, W3C Architecture Domain Lead